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  •  How does MoDo keep her job? (8+ / 0-)

    The NRA owns the Senate. And no other outside force would ever sway them on gun-control. She must have written that shit on 4/20. Put the bong down!

    Welcome To The Disinformation Age!

    by kitebro on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 06:08:50 AM PDT

    •  By Doing What She's Hired to Do nt (2+ / 0-)
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      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 06:31:37 AM PDT

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    •  The same way (6+ / 0-)

      Wolf Blitzer

      John King

      Tom Friedman

      David Brooks

      David Gregory

      Luke Russert

      Andrea Mitchell

      do.  They aren't really expected to be smart, or even accurate, they are simply expected to be read and/or listened to.

      And we do keep reading them, watching them, listening to them and quoting them.  If only to point out how stupid or how wrong they are.

      Before blogs and social media what they had to say defined the beginning and the end of public discourse.  Now they just define the beginning.  They are backdrop to a broader (not necessarily a better, but certainly a broader) public discourse.  So that's their job: giving us something to blather on about.  

      Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds. --Elie Wiesel

      by a gilas girl on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 07:19:39 AM PDT

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